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Old 02-23-2009, 03:42 AM
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Default Re: Oophaga pumilio

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Originally Posted by bobberly1 View Post
Neither the plants nor the frogs need UVB, it's really a waste of money.
Not sure I agree with you there. Pumilio can be successfully reared without UVB, but to say it's a waste of money may be a bit speculative. Some of our initial observations (read anecdotal, unmeasured, and unscientific) indicate some level of UVB may be helpful to some frogs including pumilio. I know our success rate with pumilio froglets improved with some UV supplementation. Again, this is simply anecdotal observation. Of course, you would be absolutely correct if the vivarium has a glass lid that blocks the UV anway.
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